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Aire and Calder Navigation Wood Nook Lock at Se 392 251

A Grade II Listed Building in Normanton, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.7214 / 53°43'17"N

Longitude: -1.4072 / 1°24'25"W

OS Eastings: 439213

OS Northings: 425163

OS Grid: SE392251

Mapcode National: GBR LTMD.4Q

Mapcode Global: WHDBZ.CQ4G

Plus Code: 9C5WPHCV+H4

Entry Name: Aire and Calder Navigation Wood Nook Lock at Se 392 251

Listing Date: 9 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261639

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437046

ID on this website: 101261639

Location: Low Common, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF6

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Normanton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Altofts St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Tagged with: Lock

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SE 32 SE
1/50 Wood Nook Lock at
- SE 392 251
- II

Lock on Calder Cut of Aire and Calder Navigation. Opened 1839, Engineers
George Leather and Sons of Leeds. Sandstone in large dressed blocks (with
some concrete repairs); wooden gates. Quadrantally curved upper entrance;
lower entrance opens into River Aire, meeting it at an acute angle, with a
bullnose on the outer side; upper and lower gates, and formerly intermediate
gates (now operated hydraulically, by electric power, but manual until
1960's), (modern control cabin and bridge not included in the items;
Intermediate gates removed).

Listing NGR: SE3921325163

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